Roger Little ascends in Rexel Canada as Jeff Hall retires
By Anthony Capkun
(UPDATED January 28, 2014, with photo) January 20, 2014 – After 21 years of service, Jeff Hall, senior vice-president and CEO of Rexel Canada Electrical Inc., has decided to retire effective February 28, 2014.
Jeff joined the Canadian business in 1992 as vice-president logistics and was subsequently promoted to vice-president of the Westburne banner in 2003. He has been CEO of Rexel Canada since July 2005. Upon his retirement, Jeff will be appointed chair of the board of the holding company of Rexel Canada. In this role, he will support the transition to the new CEO. Jeff will continue to be a member of the Rexel Group Executive Committee (Comex).
Meantime, Roger Little (photo) has been appointed to the position of CEO, Rexel Canada, effective March 1, 2014, reporting directly to Rudy Provoost, Rexel’s chair of the management board and CEO.
Roger joined the Westburne organization in Canada in 1995 as an automation specialist. He advanced through the organization and held positions in sales, sales management and general management. Roger has been the general manager of four Westburne divisions, and was appointed vice-president of the Westburne banner in January 2012.